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Florence Pugh, Amy Pascal, Tom Rothman on Greta Gerwig’s Directing Snub: ‘It’s a Man’s World’

Florence Pugh, Amy Pascal, Tom Rothman on Greta Gerwig’s Directing Snub: ‘It’s a Man’s World’

Little Women” director Greta Gerwig was left out of the 2020 Oscar nominations on Monday. In fact, not one woman was nominated in the Director category this year, despite there being a record number of female directors behind the top-grossing films of 2019.

Florence Pugh, who was nominated for her role as Amy March in “Little Women,” weighed in on the snub, saying that we live in a man’s world, just like the women in Gerwig’s film.

“I haven’t spoken to her yet, but it is sad that we had three months of conversations to maybe change and they didn’t,” Pugh told TheWrap shortly after the nominations were announced. “I’ve been saying this all along: Greta made a film about women and relationships with money and working in a man’s world, and this highlights it. I don’t know what the solution is, I don’t know how to solve it.

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